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Corn, Milk Proteins Make Medicine Easier to Swallow


It’s all about the layers! Encapsulating a drug in corn protein nanoparticles and then covering with them milk protein can make children’s medications better tasting and safer.
10-Feb-2017 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Lab Specializes in Analyzing Brittle Portion of Polar Ice Cores


Tiny air bubbles compressed within a polar ice core make some sections brittle to the touch, but one ice core lab knows how to handle this delicate part of the chemical analysis, thus making the dating of the entire ice core possible.
2-Feb-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Undergraduates to Explore Precision Livestock Production


College freshmen and sophomores interested in agriculture can learn about precision livestock production through a new training program aimed at recruiting minority students to the field.
24-Jan-2017 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Blood Flow Modeling Sparks Passion for Biomedical Engineering


Modeling blood flow through a stent graft put graduate student John Asiruwa on the path to a career in biomedical engineering, doing work that “can be life changing for patients.”
16-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Producing Healthier Piglets by Meeting Pregnant Sows' Nutritional Needs


Precisely meeting a pregnant sow’s protein needs, specifically amino acid requirements, will improve the health of the sow and piglet—and help protect the environment by utilizing resources wisely.
8-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Are Barley Sprouts Good for Dairy Cattle?


Dairy scientists are evaluating integrating sprouted barley grown indoors without soil, known are hydroponic feed, into the diets of dairy heifers and lactating cows.
6-Dec-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fall Cover Crops for Livestock Grazing May Improve Soil Health, Protect Environment


Turning cattle out to graze in harvested fields was once a common practice. It’s something that researchers would like to see used again—and improved by planting cover crops, such as such as oats, sorghum, turnips, radishes or millet. These have...
18-Nov-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Completing First Worldwide Scan for Satellite Calibration Sites


A research team at the South Dakota State University Image Processing Laboratory has completed the first worldwide search for new satellite calibration sites through a partnership with Google Earth. The discovery of more sites may make daily...
10-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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U.S. Abandoning TPP, Opportunity for China


27-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST

Looking at Dakota Access pipeline from American Indian perspective


28-Nov-2016 1:15 PM EST

Veterinarian Available to Comment on Coping with Avian Influenza for Europeans


15-Nov-2016 10:05 AM EST

Palm Oil Plantations Devastating to Tropical Peat Swamp Forests


6-Oct-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Extension of Emergency Rule, a Threat to Democracy in Turkey


4-Oct-2016 1:05 PM EDT

Ramping Up Nutritional Levels of Oat Varieties


Scientists and consumers recognize the cholesterol-lowering power of oats, but what few know is that most of the oats American milling companies use comes from Canada. To increase oats production in the Midwest, researchers are developing methods to...
15-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT

New Approach May Improve Health of Native American Families


Setting and achieving goals related to income and education may improve the overall health of Native Americans--that’s the premise behind a new research project, We RISE—raising income, supporting education—targeting young mothers on the...
29-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT

Reconnecting Stream Habitat


Jumping up a 2-foot waterfall is an impossible task for small fish like minnows and shiners. Such an obstacle can inhibit their ability to feed and spawn upstream. But state and federal wildlife agencies may soon be able to install fish ladders on...
24-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT

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